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Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
.s. ambassador chris stevens, gets seriously heated. details next. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. breaking news this morning out of the middle east p.. a yemeni security official that worked at the u.s. embassy was shot and killed in sanaa today. a u.s. official believed to be in his 50s was reportedly on his way to work when he was gunned down in a motorcycle attack. an editor at "the yemen post" in sanaa tells nbc news the ambush had all the hallmarks of an al qaeda-style attack. >>> back here at home, vice president joe biden and republican rival paul ryan prepare to square off tonight in kentucky in their one and only debate. new poll numbers show the current vp has his work cut out for him. according to a new survey from the pew center, just 39% of registered voters view biden favorably compared to 44% who favor ryan. when it comes to predicting the winner of tonight's debate, 40% of registered voters say ryan will come out on top, while 34% think biden will prevail. nbc's tracie potts is joining us from washington with a preview of the debat
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
and that night four americans lost their lives, including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. tonight, new revelations about the terrorists, the ferocity of their attack and new questions about whether life-saving security was denied. abc's jake tapper has details. >> reporter: that horrifying night in benghazi had former security officials in libya today condemning their superiors for denying their requests for more security agents. >> i asked for 12 agents. his response to that was, "you're asking for the sun, moon and the stars." >> reporter: eric nordstrom, the former security officer at the u.s. embassy in libya, today recalled his biggest frustration as being the state department. >> it's dealing and fighting against the people, programs and personnel who are supposed to be supporting me. for me, the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> reporter: nordstrom suspected the denials for more security were rooted in a fear of making libya seem more unstable. but a state department official denied any politics were at play. >> i have directly served six secretaries of state, democratic and repu
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Oct 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. they found another window grill open. this is the window that special agent opened and crawls out of. stevens and smith did not crawl after him. even though he can barely see and barely breathe he goes back in, goes back in several times. he can't find them. he is overcome with smoke. >> he struggles up a small ladder to the roof of the building and collapses and radios the other agents. another a little emerges from the a tactical operation center and moves to the small agent and get them out. they get into a armored vehicle and drive to a short distance to the residence. they crawl into the residence on their hands and knees feeling their way through the building to try to find their two colleagues. they find smith. they pull him out of the building. these is dead. now, remember, the crack site security team is gone but there is small unit of security a mile away. six americans and 16 from the militia arrive. they surround the compound but they are unable to find stevens and libyan forces say they can't hold the perimeter. the agents carry the body and exit the main gate. they head for the
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Oct 19, 2012 4:00pm PDT
released new documents that show the u.s. ambassador there chris stevens warned of weak security across that country. and he did so the day of the deadly attack in benghazi. it's new, fox news information. we'll have the details next. plus, bunga bunga is back. the former italian prime minister silvio berlusconi and the allegations that he slept with and underaged dancer known as ruby the heart steeler. the whole mess in court today. bunga bunga sex parties may be back behind him. we have new stuff. [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be cool if we took the nissan altima and reimagined nearly everything in it? gave it greater horsepower and best in class 38 mpg highway... advanced headlights... and zero gravity seats? yeah, that would be cool. ♪ introducing the completely reimagined nissan altima. it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ playing sports is just innomy whole life.cites. looking back, if it wasn't for shriners hospital, things would just be really, really different. i lost my leg when i was a kid. there was a time when i felt like i wasn't go
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Oct 19, 2012 10:00am PDT
-on a stunning pile of letters and cables from our murdered ambassador chris stevens warning of his fears and saying violence is about to worse even, and wait until you hear the details and hear about what state was telling him about increased security and their refusal to provide it. megyn: fox news alert. moment ago we started getting details from a pile of document from the state department on security in libya in the weeks and months leading up to the terrorist attack that took the lives of four americans and they chock full of information. james rosen will be here in moment to bring you the full details. the document reveal that our u.s. ambassador chris stevens was increasingly worried about security threats in the weeks before he and three others were killed on 9/11 of this year. we knew that from the diary cnn found in the wake of his murder. but we are learning more about his pleas for help from washington. the requests were repeatedly denied in the months leading up to his murder. the document show the security officers repeatedly sound alarms to their superiors in washington ab
Oct 16, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >>> ambassador chris stevens will be remembered at a public memorial today in san francisco. stevens was among those killed in the attack on the american consulate in benghazi, libya. >>> and if you're headed off to work maybe give your employer an extra special smile when you arrive. today is national boss's day. >>> and it's that time again. the winter season officially kicks off here at 30 rock with the opening of the rockefeller center ice rink. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and others as they break on msnbc. and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. ryan seacrest goes one on one with first lady michelle obama about the debates and how much the president looks to her for encouragement. >> does he look at you for encouragement? >> with the lights, you just never can tell. does he know exactly where i'm sitting? can he see me? so i just prepare myself. i assume that he can so i make sure that i'm always giving him that
Oct 16, 2012 7:00am PDT
chris stevens and three other americans. we'll hear from her in just a few moments. this has been a big political football on capitol hill. >> absolutely. >> and go game-on, people. we're inside for the audition of the male model for one of everybody's favorite game shows. "the price is right." for this guy, get ready to meet rob, everybody. >>> let's get right to the big debate. >> thank you, lara. >> i cannot wait to meet rob. just 21 days to go. the pressure this on time on president obama. it's "your voice your vote." jake tapper is at hofstra where the candidates will square off tonight. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning, george. well, president obama for the first time referred to the race as tied, although according to some polls, mitt romney has a slight lead. it makes the second debate far more important than president obama probably could have ever anticipated. president obama is right now hunkered down at this luxurious virginia golf resort, taking only an occasional though much needed break from his debate prep with a stroll around the rolling greens. this is how
Oct 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
attack in libya. that killed the u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. we'll hear from her in just a few moments. a big political football on capitol hill. >> absolutely. and go game-on, people. we're in the first edition of the male model for one of everybody's favorite game shows. "the price is right." >>> the big debate. >> thank you, lara. >> i cannot wait to meet rob. just 21 days to go. the pressure on the president this time. jake tapper is at hofstra where the candidates are square off. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning, george. president obama referred to the race as tied. but in some polls, mitt romney has a slight lead. it makes the second debate far more important than president obama could have anticipated. president obama is hunkered down at this luxurious golf resort, taking an occasional break from his debate prep, with a stroll around the rolling greens. this is how serious the president is about his debate prep. he left his golf clubs at the white house. mitt romney's mock debate is played by ohio rob senator rob portman. >> how did it go,
Oct 16, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. hundreds of people packed city hall to honor ambassador christopher stevens. guest speaker included representative barbara lee and former secretary of state george shuttle. they talked about how stevens helped create a positive relationship between the u.s. and the middle east. stevens family says despite his work over seas as ambassador he still had a very active role in their family. >> chris was a huge presence in our family. though he lived far away he had a lot of friend. very challenging job. he always came home and when he came home for christmas for our wedding for hilary baby shower he was really there. he wasn't text messaging. he wasn't e mailing. he was running with us. playing tennis. eating. drinking. telling stories. and extracting our stories. >>reporter: stevens has tie to the bay area graduating from uc berkeley and uc sf hastings school of law. >> oracle 72 foot america cup yacht being towed back to port after capsizing in the bay this afternoon then being swept out to sea. past the golden gate bridge. roughly 10 million dollar at that time may ran h
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
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Oct 18, 2012 3:00am PDT
of ams am -- ambassador chris stevens here is how he wrapped up his resolve. >> obama: no act of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation. alter that character or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for. >> bill: right. so the idea that then these republicans -- i understand the romney campaign because you know, they were so embarrassed by this whole thing because mitt romney made a fool of himself. i understand but for the media to give it any credence whatsoever, for the media to report on it, as abc news and cbs did last night and i'm sorry -- i saw cbs and nbc. i don't know what abc did. they probably did the same thing they are irresponsible. totally, totally irresponsible. the fact that president obama did not say the words peter what happened yesterday in benghazi was an act of terror. i mean do you have to say those specific words in order to get credit for calling it an act of terror? no! come on! let's not parse every single word. we're not third graders. again, i understan
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
the september 11th assault that took the lives of ambassador chris stevens and the others. for a month, we have been hearing a protest against an anti-muslim film turned violent, leading to the deadly assault on the u.s. consulate. but now, state department officials say the video was not the trigger for what they called an unprecedented attack. instead, they say nothing was out of the ordinary that night. and that several groups of men launched the attack without warning, using machine guns, mortars and rocket-propelled grenades. it still has not answered in the middle of the chaos ambassador stevens got out of the compound and to the hospital. among those that testify is a top security official. eric nordstrom wrote an e-mail earlier this month, detailing 230 security incidents in libya between june of last year and july of this year. incidents he says demonstrate a danger to americans and the need for more security there. it will be a big day here today. rob and sunny? >> tough questions ahead. tahman bradley, in washington. thanks, tahman. >>> we now turn to politics this morning, where mit
Oct 11, 2012 2:35am EDT
chris stevens. senior state department officials insist they'd rejected requests for increased security based on intelligence they had at the time. but a former security officer suggested politics played a role saying officials didn't want libya to seem more unstable. >>> investigators warning abut a security breach at northwest florida state college. hackers managed to steal 300,000 record from the school's computer system including social security numbers. those at risk, students. teachers, staff, retirees many reported issues with identity theft. >>> a plea deal reached in the case of a colorado student shot after she wandered into a house drunk. zoe ripple pled guilty to trespassing. if she stays out of trouble her record will be wiped clean. under the influence of a date rain drug when she walked into a couple's bedroom in the middle of the night. very strange story. >> yeah, a strange story. you were mentioning this is some what of a problem in colorado. >> police in this area say that many students i belief if i remember, this is, don't quote me on this, one or two a wee
Oct 14, 2012 12:45am EDT
that there was a beloved local sheriff named steven sorensen had been ambushed at a trailer in a remote town near lancaster in the city where i was visiting mark. it was quite a violent incident according to the early reports and by then it was an hour to after we had heard the first sirens. there were choppers flying around and six or seven different police agencies were converging with the huge and rapidly escalating manhunt. mark turned to me and said this sounds like your kind of story. he was sort of half joking but when joshua trees are involved i'm usually right there. even though i do break for sand and the desert is often the main character i don't respond to every siren i hear and i don't do that kind of reporting even though the story "desert reckoning" and ironically enough. i guess i have with this book. which took eight years by the way. at any rate we started watching the coverage as it unfolded that afternoon and it turned out that the two main characters involved were very compelling to me. there was a dedicated hermit donald cook who was a suspect in the shooting and he had fled after amb
Oct 28, 2012 8:00pm EDT
a husband and she has a child. host: character named tommy stevens. who is he? guest: mr. tommy stevens is the heart and soul of "detropia." he's a retired school teacher. he is a black middle class man who could leave detroit but doesn't. he owns the last black-owned blues bar in detroit. on the east side of detroit it's called the raven lounge. he opens every friday and saturday nights. some people come and sometimes they don't. it was a really busy business. he's watched as industry has failed. he watched his customers go away. he's an interesting guy to look at because the proximity of the plant. just because he's an amazing street philosopher. [video clip]. >> capitalism is a great system. i love it. but, it exploits the weak. always does. unfortunately. you know, one of the sociologist i used to read back in the 1960s, said that the upper class needed the middle class to buckle the poor. that if you take the middle class away, the upper class will have problems from your lower class. you got to think about it now. only 2% of americans exceed $300,000 a year. if you wipe out the mi
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Oct 21, 2012 8:00am PDT
chris stevens asking for more security -- >> the republicans voted against the additional security. look, i think there is only the president has been taking this seriously. have you republicans who did a document dump, putting lives at risk. i think the american people are going to watch the debate and say, which candidate has a thoughtful, serious approach to really difficult foreign policy questions, which one is saying whatever he's for, i'm against. i am for this, but not later on. i am going to flip flop on a variety of issues and on some issues, i don't have a difference but i am going to say i'm against him because it's a political campaign. >> eric: marjorie said, quote, only the president is sake taking this seriously. do you buy that? >> mitt romney is also taking this seriously. it is not playing politics to hole the president and the state department accountable for the conduct of foreign policy. it is not playing politics to hold the president and the state department responsible for a lack of security, when security was requested for ambassador stevens and we have the firs
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00am PDT
in the next report. >>> 5:11. coming up, investigative unit update. steven stock heads to washington to take a look at the new legislation created following our in-depth investigation into children working in california farm fields. >>> plus we'll turn the number 3 into the number 4. >>> welcome back, everyone. good thursday morning to you. it's 5:14. you know apple fans love surprises but scott mcgrew says not all surprises. >> when apple announced the ipad mini, it also announced the ipad 4. stop for a minute and imagine you just bought the ipad 3, which was brand new. apple just announced that in march. you would be a bit irritated that you have old technology. so apple stores we hear are extending their very generous return policy from 15 days to 30, and they will exchange the ipad 3 and its old, old technology, seven months old, for the new ipad 4. this according to bloggers. now, this has happened before. it's hard to imagine, but when the very first iphone came out in 2007 not a lot of people bought it because it was so expensive. so just a couple of weeks in, apple dropped the price
Oct 11, 2012 2:35am EDT
acknowledging they turned down requests for security ahead of at take in libya that killed ambassador stevens and three americans. in a politically charged hearing they told a house committee based on what they knew at the time security was appropriate. a former security officer testified his concerns were ignored. >> it is dealing and fighting against the people, programs, and person them who are supposed to be supporting me. for me, the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> that official acknowledged a few more armed americans might not have fended off the attack. republican lawmakers kret size the obama add strags for not doing enough to protect the benghazi compound. >>> new details about the man arrested at lax wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying weapons. abc news learned that he told detectives and the fbi, hey this is a game. however, the officials are puzzled whether he meant the questioning or the stuff in his checked baggage. and officials are still trying to figure out how he managed to fly from china to korea to japan and on to los angeles without being stopped by secur
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Oct 9, 2012 3:00am PDT
to be a administration cover up in the failures on the deaths of chris stevens and three others. lieutenant colonel andrew wood told cbs news that his request for beefed-up security was rejected by washington. the man in charge of all state department personnel is under patrick kennedy who held the job since 2007. fox news learned that the day after the attack kennedy privately briefed the staffers and told them it appears to be a sophisticated attack. but four days after that briefing, the u.s. ambassador susan rice offered a different narrative. she said rather that we don't see at this point that it was a coordinated premeditated attack. it was three days before any senior u.s. official stated that the benghazi incident was indeed a terrorist attack. >> the americans deserve the truth on what happened. you will find that the bits and pieces are coming out. we are both troubled by what we saw unfold. in the end the truth ought to be done and people ought to be held accountable if bad decisions were mad. >> the u.s. has obtained footage of when the attacks were actually underway. that should shed
Oct 11, 2012 1:40am PDT
details what happened that night. at 8:30, ambassador chris stevens went outside the compound to say good night to a visiting turkish diplomat. the streets were empty. but at 9:40 p.m., security agents in the operations center of the compound heard explosions and saw a large group of armed men entering the compound. stevens, sean smith and one security agent locked themselves in the safe area. they saw attackers hunting for them. pouring diesel and, setting the house on fire. the three americans went to a bathroom area where they tried to open a small window for air. but it was not enough. on the ground suffering from severe smoke inhalation they decided to flee. stevens and smith never made it out alive. diane sawyer asked the president about the white house's initial claims that the incident began with a protest against that anti-muslim video. >> as information came in, information was put out. the information may not have always been right the first time. look, look, diane, these are people i know. and if there is something to be fixed, it will get fixed. >> reporter: the commander of
Oct 23, 2012 5:30pm PDT
as the attack unfolded. as you know, four americans were killed, including ambassador christopher stevens. sharyl attkisson has our story. >> reporter: the e-mails contain the earliest descriptions so far of what happened at benghazi the night of the attack. at 4:05 p.m. eastern time on september 11 an alert from the state department operations center was issued to a number of government and intelligence agencies. including were the white house situation room, the office of the director of national intelligence and the f.b.i. u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi under attack. approximately 20 armed people fired shots, explosions have been heard as well. ambassador stevens who is currently in benghazi and four chief of mission personnel are in the compound safe haven. at 4:54, less than an hour later, another alert "the firing in benghazi has stopped, a response team is on site attempting to locate chief of mission personnel." then at 6:07, state sent out another alert saying the embassy in tripoli reported the islamic military group ansar al-sharia claims responsibility for benghazi attack
Oct 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
of the evidence. four americans died in the benghazi attack, including ambassador christopher stevens. one said an islamist militant group that claimed responsibility plays into republican claims that the administration knew it was a terrorist attack, even though it was saying the attack appeared to be tied to a protest. yesterday, secretary of state, hillary clinton, said a facebook posting is not conclusive proof. >> posting something on facebook is not in and of itself evidence and i think it just underscores how fluid the reporting was at the time and continued for sometime to be. >> a tune easeian man was arrested. his lawyer says he was innocent. >>> the united states backed a four-day truce in syria but that doesn't mean fighting will stop. the u.n. arab league proposed the cease-fire beginning tomorrow. the syrian government say they haven't signed on. >>> coming up on the morning news, on a thursday morning, the student debt crisis. millions of young americans face an uncertain future amid mountains of debt from college loans thichlts t loans. this is the cbs morning news. trail. this
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
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Oct 10, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans were killed by terrorists on the anniversary of september 11. sharyl attkisson reports a house committee opened a hearing on the attack today. >> reporter: the state department's eric in order strap was the lead security official in libya and says he told his headquarters that getting adequate security was the hardest part of his dangerous job. >> it's not the hardships, not the gunfire, not the threats, it's dealing and fighting against the people, programs, and personnel who are supposed to be supporting me. i added it by saying for me the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel andrew wood head add special military team whose mission ended and was not extended a month before the september 11 attack. he told us he felt the same frustration. so all the experts on the ground are telling headquarters at the state department "we need this" and the answer kept coming back as? >> you've got to do with less. for what reasons, i don't know. >> reporter: charlene lamb is the state department official w
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Oct 20, 2012 1:00pm PDT
this is brand-new state department documents revealed that ambassador stevens was deeply worried about security threats in the weeks and days before americans were killed. here is more on breaking details >> ambassador stevens and three other americans are dead. there are a lot of questions to be answered. we saw a good deal of activity in the compound. its burned out shell. you can still smell smoke. a blood -- hand prints on the wall. place ransacked. as for those questions. one credible witness, they chanted bloodthirsty slogans before the attack. there was protest first. we are told it was multipronged and frankly we did not see a lot of evidence of that. we did see defenses that prove to be minimal. we are told various member groups were denying overall responsibility. one former militia leader we spoke to -- we counted as many five cameras around the compound the images could prove to be very revealing. >> gregg: we apologize. greg palkot one of the very few reporters has been able to make his way that benghazi. he is streaming live. obviously a lot of video and audio inter
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
wanted to stay past august and ambassador stevens wanted his team to stay, as well. in the memo, obtained exclusively by abc news, the embassy in libya did not mince words, requesting that the state department keep the 16-member security support team in the country. quite simply, we cannot maintain our existing levels of embassy operations without a continued security support team presence, the memo says. that request, made in february, was granted. after that, security in libya deteriorated further with western target attacks. now the commander of the security team tells me his team wanted to stay past august and that ambassador stevens wanted them there as well. but for some reason, the state department, he says, did not let it happen. wood will testify in front of the oversight committee wednesday. >> we need to operate in a country like libya with -- erring on the side of security. >> reporter: a senior state department official tells abc news that no official request for an extension after august was ever made and there were just as many u.s. shooters present as before. the official
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
in libya that killed four americans, including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >> what we are watching on our tv screens is the unraveling of the obama foreign policy, which is making it more chaotic and us less safe. >> with all due respecting that's a bunch of mularkey. >> we see this administration trying to water down snangsz congress. >> that sparring was going on the entire 90 minutes, back and forth, a very big departure from last week's presidential campaign which many said lacked fire and energy. coming up we'll have a look at the infamous video recorded on the 47%. >>> here in the bay area the vice presidential debate had to compete with baseball on tv. here they watched the game and watched the debate which was on with closed captioning right next to the game. >> the difference is the winner of the election will not be known for a few days but sadly the a's gave it their all but their fate has been sealed. >> here's a ground ball. the detroit tigers are headed to the american league championship series and the magical season for the oakland a's has come to an end. >> and the
Oct 10, 2012 2:35am EDT
's attack in libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans, all of this taking place ahead of a major congressional hearing set for later today. the state department says several groups of men lost a sustained assault without warning armed with machine guns, more tars, rocket propelled grenade. state department officials are backing away from early administration claims that anger over the anti-muslim video is what sparked the rampage. major reversal there. >>> politics this morning, 27 days left until the big election in november. mitt romney joined on the campaign trail last night in ohio by new jersey governor chris christie. given the critical role that that state plays in this year's election, romney is devoting much energy there ahead of next tuesday's debate. >>> meanwhile, president obama is back in the white house, after his campaign swing through the state. mr. obama appealed to young voters with a stop at ohio state. he told students there, quote, everything we are for in 2008 is on the line in 2012 and urged them to cast ballots early. >>> big bird,
Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
not kill her. it was a gunshot wound to her neck. she works for the winchester star. >>> robert stevens is in hot water after he admitted to cutting down trees overlooking the c&o canal in potomac. he said 25,000 square feet of trees in the merry go round enclave off river road were removed. a lawyer for stevens said he had the woods thinned out because last june's derecho caused so much damage on his property. the executive paid a $1,000 fine and is working with the county to restore the land. >>> it 16:12. another death possibly related to the outbreak of fungal meningitis. >> federal health officials say the problem is only going to get worse from there. 9news now is back in two minutes. >>> good morning. welcome back to 9news now. it's 5:15. what do we talk about first thing in the morning? food. yesterday we marked the 19th anniversary and bacon with cake is really good. >> the cake with strawberries in the middle. >> can we savor your forecast? >> i think we can. maybe not this morning. it's a little damp in spots. we're going to get into s some sunshine a. nice day. we'll keep th
Oct 25, 2012 4:30am PDT
ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans. >>> memorial gathering will be held for a teacher, 54-year-old chris ryan was found dead at the bottom of a ravine this month he taught english and social science at james logan high his memorial will be at 3:45 this afternoon. >>> in antioch two businesses -- haunted house fundraiser held on west 10th tonight, tomorrow and saturday from 5 to 10 tickets $5 proceeds go towards new play equipment. >>> moments before game two of the world series begins this evening a peninsula girl will get a special honor. she will have the opportunity to walk the ball out to bumgarner. leslie brinkley has her story. >> i just hand the ball to him? >> reporter: she is a junior works at the boys and girls club in her free time, the club teamed up with major league baseball this year and clarissa will get the honor of handing over the ball. >> since i was a little kid my brother and me would play baseball. i've become a fan of them. >> we decided clarissa with her great work she does and her background in softball and sports she would be a perfect candid
Oct 30, 2012 4:30am PDT
south 880 stevens creek on-ramp closed until 6:00 this morning. you can be rerouted around that. westbound 380 to 101 all lanes closed until 8:00 this morning roadwork. the giants' parade tomorrow 11:00 as eric was reporting you want to take mass transit extra services we'll detail those in our next break. >>> next what a difference a year makes. oakland mayor quan delivers positive news about the city's financial picture. >>> verdict in the michelle le murder case. the victim's family tells abc7 news whether they are satisfied with the outcome. >>> we continue to follow the latest on tropical storm sandy. you are looking at live pictures from manhattan much of the city in the dark this morning. flooding and other problems. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: executive in charge of apple's mobile products has been asked to leave the result of the map app flap users found all sorts of mistakes in the software when it was released last month. forestall refused to sign the company's public apology. apple and samsung together control 106% of the profits in the mobile market because of rivals
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
stevens last month. >> reporter: mitt romney shifted his focus today to foreign policy. >> the tax on our consulate on september 11th, 2012 was likely the work of force as fill ed with those who atack our homeland on september 11th, 2001 this latest assault can't be blamed on a reprehensible video insulting islam, despite administration's attempts to convince of us of that. >> reporter: the romney campaign is trying to reverse the tide on this issue. the republican contender used today's speech to keep up his criticism of the obama administration. romney had a swagger. he's riding a wave of momentum after last week's debate. latest poll taken after the denver show count has the race tied at 47 among registered voters. president obama had a five point advantage in the three days leading in the debate. the same poll found voters overwhelmingly said romney won't debate, the biggest debate win ever recorded by gallup. bigger than clinton's 42 point margin over bush.4!zf[ç in los angeles last night musicians lent their support. mr. obama thanked the performers and threw in a not so subtle ref
Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm PDT
chris stevens. >> we will find and bring to justice the men who did this. >>reporter: vice president biden askeding that whatever mistake were made will not be made again. congressman ryan quick to point one out. >> it took the president two two weeks to annual that this was a terrorist attack. this benghazi issue would be a tragedy in and of itself but unfortunately it's in addictive of a broader problem. that is what we are watching in our tv screen unraveling of the obama foreign policy. >>reporter: would he repeat the line several times during the debate but unlike the presidential debate biden faster to fire wac. >> with all due respect that's a bunch of malarkey. not a single thing he said is being rat. he appeared to be debating romney that 47 percent of the country pays no federal income tax. >> i have had it up to here with the notion that 47 percent it's about time they take some responsibility here. instead of signing pledges to grover norquist not to ask the wealthiest to contribute to bring back the middle class they should be signing a pledge saying to the middle
Oct 5, 2012 4:00am PDT
since the september 11th attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three others. u.s. special forces provided security for yesterday's investigation. >>> late last night united nations security council unanimously approved a statement condemning syria's shelling of a turkish border town. five civilians were killed. the u.n. called on syria to respect the sovereignty of its neighbors. >>> if you're flying on american airlines today you may be in for a rough ride. american is cancelling dozens of its flights today as it works to fix seats. over the last week seats on three american flights came loose. american blames wear, poor design and spilled soda. seats are being removed and reinstalled. american cancelled 50 flights yesterday and 44 more today. >>> cbs money watch time now on a friday morning. crunching jobs numbers and a status update on a record number of facebook users. ashley morrison is here. >> reporter: asian markets edged up this morning after the bank of japan announced no change in the country's key interest rate. nikkei rose half a percent while the hang seng ad
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